King in New York

Discover this civil rights leader’s connection to the city.

New York on Ice

Skating in the City

Mod New York

Fashion Takes a Trip

Beyond Suffrage

A Century of New York Women in Politics

New York at Its Core

What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.

  • 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St., Open Daily 10am–6pm
    Through June 24, 2018

    King in New York

    Discover this civil rights leader’s connection to the city.
    Through August 5, 2018

    Beyond Suffrage

    A Century of New York Women in Politics
    Ongoing

    New York at Its Core

    What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.
    Ongoing

    Timescapes

    Watch the history of New York City unfold in this 28-minute film.
    Ongoing

    Starlight

    This brilliant light installation suspended above the Rotunda is one of the Museum’s most photographed features.
    Opens September 14, 2018

    Germ City

    Microbes and the Metropolis

    Ongoing

    Reginald Marsh

    Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) is well-known as an American realist painter and printmaker who was based in New York City.
    Ongoing

    America's Mayor

    Learn about the controversial tenure (1966–1973) and dramatic times of New York's 103rd mayor, John V. Lindsay.
    Ongoing

    The Greatest Grid

    Explore the history of Manhattan’s famous grid of numbered streets and avenues—the largest feat of urban planning in the city's history.
    Ongoing

    Activist New York Online

    Connect with issues of activism in the city today, discover a wealth of educational resources and more.

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    Our Exhibition Catalogs
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